Water Conservation

Local Water Conservation Events

 Upland-Friendly Parkways Workshop

Are you curious to learn all about Upland-Friendly plants & 
trees that can thrive in Upland’s parkways and yards?

Discover the Beauty of Upland-Friendly Parkways: Join Our Workshop! 

Are you eager to transform your Upland parkway or yard into a thriving haven of Upland-Friendly 
plants and trees? Look no further – our Upland-Friendly Parkways Workshop is here to guide you
on this rewarding journey!

What to Expect:

Upland’s Parkway Restrictions: Do’s and Don'ts –
Unlock the secrets of working within Upland’s guidelines to create stunning, compliant landscapes
that enhance your community's beauty.

Tree Care & Maintenance: Pruning, Identification Challenges, and the Latest on Insects & Diseases – Learn from our experts how to ensure your trees not
only survive but thrive. Get hands-on advice on maintaining tree health and vitality.

Tree Selection: Uncover the Art of Choosing the Perfect Trees and Plants – Delve into the science of selecting trees and plants that harmonize with your
parkway and yard, ensuring a sustainable and stunning environment.

Convert to a Water-Wise Landscape: Your Path to Sustainability – Step into the future with water-wise landscaping. We’ll guide you through the process
of applying for the Tree Rebate Option within the Turf Replacement Program, making your transition seamless and cost-effective.

Q & A Session: Bring Your Questions, Leave with Answers – Our panel of experts is poised to address any queries you may have about trees, plants, care
techniques, or the Upland-Friendly initiative.

Date: Saturday, February 24, 2024

Time: 9:00 a.m. - Noon

Location: Carnegie Building, 123 D Street, Upland

For registration and inquiries, text or call (909) 257-1061. Let's collectively create vibrant, thriving parkways that uplift our environment and community. 


Water Rebates & Programs

Please take advantage of Upland’s Water saving rebates & programs:
To apply visit: www.SoCalWaterSmart.com
  • High-Efficiency Toilet Rebate
  • High-Efficiency Clothes Washers Rebate
  • Rain Barrels & Cisterns Rebates
  • Soil Moisture Sensor
  • Weather-Based Irrigation Controllers Rebate
  • High-Efficiency Rotating Sprinkler Nozzles Rebate
  • Flow Monitor Device Rebate
  • Free Outdoor Landscape Irrigation Audit Program by CBWCD
  • Small Site (500-10,000 sq. ft.) Irrigation Controller Upgrade Program.
  • Residential Landscape  (10,890 sq. ft. or more) Retrofit Program.
  • Pressure Regulator Valve Program (for high indoor water pressure only) To see if you qualify to apply please call (909) 291-2935.         
  • Turf Removal Program now called Landscape Replacement Program

The Turf Removal Program by Metropolitan Water District, Inland Empire Utilities Agency, and the City of Upland will offer a rebate up to $2.00 per square foot* of turf removed accessed via www.BeWaterWise.com. Must meet the eligibility requirements.

The program rewards landscape designs that incorporate water-saving plants, technology, irrigation systems, and hardware. The result may be a beautiful bee-butterfly-and-bird-attracting landscape that is sustainable and can save a significant amount of water.

For questions and detailed information, please call  (909) 291-2930.  To apply for your rebate, please visit www.SoCalWaterSmart.com.  

For additional information about conservation rebates or for program availability, please go to www.SoCalWaterSmart.com, or contact the Public Works - Water Department at (909) 291-2930. Office hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Other Green Rebates

Electric Lawn Mower Rebate Program

For information about the Electric Lawn Mower rebate program, please see the PDF below.

Water Waste

The City of Upland is looking to increasingly reduce water waste. To report  a case of water waste, please call the Water Waste Hotline at (909) 291-2999. Leave a detailed voicemail, with a description of the water waste as well as the exact location, date, and time.

Landscape Professional Resources

 To search for a landscape professional in your area, please consider using the following resources: 

  • For information from the Association of Professional Landscape Designers (APLD) California, click here
  • For information from the Green Gardens Group, click here.
  • For information from the Chino Water Basin Conservation District, click here.


460 N. Euclid Avenue
Upland, CA 91786
(909) 931-4100

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.